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Hello again painting fans.

This week I will be starting a new painting. I will be painting the Grand Canyon. The photo that I’m using (mine) is seen directly above. I’ll be using my usual acrylic paints on a 7×6 inch canvas.

I started with a pencil grid on both a print of the photo and the canvas. In this way I was able to transfer the elements to the canvas in an accurate pencil sketch. I’ve gone over those lines in some blue paint. Things are off to a good start.

The current state of the painting is seen in the photo directly below.

I’ll have more progress to show you next week. See you then.

Earlier paintings in this series can be seen here.